Japan names Olympic Gymnastics Team

A really superb article with photos by Ayako Murao on International Gymnast names names.

With over 90 days left until the Olympics, that seems very early to me. Especially for the Women’s Team.

2008 Japanese Women’s Olympic team: Kyoko Oshima, Miki Uemura, Yu Minobe, Koko Tsurumi, Yuko Shintake, Mayu Kuroda

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Kyoko Oshima

Only two of the Gold medal men’s team from the 2004 Olympics qualified again for 2008.

2008 Japanese Men’s Olympic team: Hiroyuki Tomita, Kohei Uchimura, Koki Sakamoto, Takehiro Kashima, Makoto Okiguchi, Takuya Nakase

Scores look good for the men. And judging in Japan is traditionally very severe.

read the article on International Gymnast

(via Gymblog)

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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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